Jeff Green http://wamc.org en Yanks Sign Jacoby Ellsbury, Sox Lose Jarrod Saltalamacchia http://wamc.org/post/yanks-sign-jacoby-ellsbury-sox-lose-jarrod-saltalamacchia <p></p><p></p><p>In baseball, free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has reached agreement on a seven-year $153 million contract with the New York Yankees pending a physical exam. The Yankees have become increasingly pessimistic that they will be able to resign second baseman Robinson Cano.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Red Sox will also lose catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. Saltalamacchia has agreed to a $21 million, three-year deal with the Miami Marlins.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:11:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79103 at http://wamc.org Yanks Sign Jacoby Ellsbury, Sox Lose Jarrod Saltalamacchia Bobcats Snap Celtics' Four-Game Win Streak http://wamc.org/post/bobcats-snap-celtics-four-game-win-streak <p>In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Boston Celtics 89-83 last night, snapping the Celtics' four-game winning streak. Al Jefferson had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte. Jeff Green paced Boston with 19 points and Jordan Crawford had 16 points and six assists.</p><p>Elsewhere, Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:58:04 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77769 at http://wamc.org Bobcats Snap Celtics' Four-Game Win Streak Tyson Chandler Out 4-6 Weeks, Celtics Beat Jazz 97-87 http://wamc.org/post/tyson-chandler-out-4-6-weeks-celtics-beat-jazz-97-87 <p>In basketball, the New York Knicks have lost center Tyson Chandler for between 4-6 weeks with a broken bone in his right leg. The team says that tests showed no ligament or nerve damage and surgery is not required. Chandler left in the first quarter of a 102-97 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:16:36 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77234 at http://wamc.org Tyson Chandler Out 4-6 Weeks, Celtics Beat Jazz 97-87 WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-79 <p></p><p>In the NBA playoffs, Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Celtics cut the Knicks' lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night. Kevin Garnett netted 16 points. The Celtics will host Game 6 on Friday night, needing two victories to become the first NBA team to overcome a 3-0 deficit to win a series. Elsewhere, it was Indiana over Atlanta 106-83. Oklahoma City fell to Houston 107-100. James Harden scored 31 points. Kevin Durant had a game-high 36 points.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 11:56:42 +0000 Jaired Crofut 63674 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update